Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Matisse"

The art world, and the laws that regulate it, are continually evolving.  Grossman LLP’s Art Law Blog offers our insights into the important legal issues and developments impacting the art world on a daily basis.

Dispute Involving Art “Investments” Provides Another Cautionary Tale About Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted September 28th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

An art investor has initiated legal proceedings in New York state court against a Manhattan gallery she says she “trusted and relied upon” to select artworks as investments, claiming that she now… (read more)

Categories: Art Galleries, Art Market, Fine Art, Legal Developments, Provenance
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New Lawsuit Again Highlights the Need for Adequate Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted September 9th, 2016 - by Lindsay Hogan

The spotlight once again is focused on questions concerning the appropriate level of pre-sale diligence in art transactions, this time with allegations against the National Gallery in London.  On… (read more)

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One of the First Restituted Works from Gurlitt Collection to be Sold

Posted May 29th, 2015 - by Kate Lucas

This blog has previously covered the twisting tale of the Gurlitt Collection, a cache of hundreds of artworks discovered in Germany and Austria a few years ago in the possession of Cornelius Gurl… (read more)

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Gurlitt’s Bequest to Kunstmuseum Bern Upheld; Ongoing Task of Handling Restitution Claims Remains

Posted April 7th, 2015 - by Kate Lucas

This blog, along with the rest of the art world, has followed the twists and turns in the strange story of the Gurlitt Collection, a staggering trove of well over 1,000 artworks amassed by German… (read more)

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Trove of Nazi-looted Art Discovered in Munich Apartment, But Questions Remain

Posted November 5th, 2013 - by Lindsay Hogan

In September 2010, aboard a train from Switzerland, German customs agents were carrying out a routine check when they approached Cornelius Gurlitt.  The man, who seemed nervous, was in possession… (read more)

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